A look back at our favorite budget bungalows near the beach, from Asia, to Africa and the Caribbean.
Both maddeningly beautiful, and apocalyptic and terrifying (how?), the Chinese landscape screams by our bullet train window at 150mph. After months of preparation, the big trip has finally begun. First stop, China!
On June 23rd we got married, and six days later we were in Shanghai, China beginning a six month backpacking trip around Asia. Guided by a loose itinerary we also plan to visit India, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
Heading north from Lake Quilotoa, we overshot our final destination (Quito) by two hours to catch one of the largest and most famous markets in all of South America. Ecuador Route Map: Click on the image above to browse the map and […]
We drastically underestimated this hike. From the village, we were thinking “Let’s take a walk around the rim!” 20 minutes in, however, we already knew this was going to be one heck of a challenge.
Hiking the rim around a 12,800 foot “crater” lake was high on our list of must-do adventures in Ecuador, but we soon found that half the adventure was just getting there. Ecuador Route Map: Click on the image above to […]
Riding a dune buggy along a narrow, winding Andean highway wasn’t something we ever planned on doing, or really even thought of during our backpacking trip along the Ecuadorian Andes. But when in Baños…
We begin our month in Peru where many travelers do–in Lima. We spend our first full day in Peru exploring the areas of Lima around the Miraflores neighborhood before taking a 16-hour overnight bus over the Andes to Arequipa.